Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

UAS Frankfurt a.M. - Fachbereich 1: Architektur - Bauingenieurwesen - Geomatik

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Lehreinheit Bauingenieurwesen
Nibelungenplatz 1
60318 Frankfurt a.M.
Telephone: +49 691 533-0

DEGREE COURSES WITH DETAILS

DEGREE COURSES WITHOUT DETAILS
Further degree courses of the department none  
BASIC INFORMATION
Teaching staff at the department 24  
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 39.5 %  
Teaching staff in core subjects
Basics (e.g. maths): 17.8%
Construction Engineering: 28.8%
Water Management: 20.6%
Ressource Management: 8.2%
Transport Systems, Urban and Regional planning: 14.4%
Construction Management: 8.2%
Other fields: 2.1%
SUPPORT DURING THE STUDY ENTRY PHASE
Total score for support in the study entry phase 9.0 points
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
Students in cooperative education 60  
Extent of interlinking 5/10 points
INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION
Outgoing students 0.0 %  
JOB MARKET- AND CAREER-ORIENTATION
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 18.4 %  
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 30.0 %  
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %  
Professors with own engineering company 70.0 %  
RESEARCH
Third party funds per professor 34.2

Civil Engineering

FACTS
Total number of students 1220
Number of master degree students 150
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 81.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 68.3 %
Contact with work environment bachelor 6/12 Points
Contact with work environment master 3/12 Points
International orientation 1/9 points
International orientation master's 2/9 Points
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON UNDERGRADUATE, PRESENCE-LEARNING-COURSES
Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 2.3
Exams
Excursions
Job market preparation
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 3.3
IT-infrastructure 2.6
Overall study situation
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON COOPERATE EDUCATION COURSES
Teacher support number of cases too small
Support in studies
Courses offered number of cases too small
Study organisation number of cases too small
Exams number of cases too small
Support for stays abroad number of cases too small
Coordination of theory and practice phases number of cases too small
Rooms number of cases too small
IT-infrastructure number of cases too small
Laboratories number of cases too small
Overall study situation number of cases too small

FURTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

Special features regarding teaching
Relevance to real-life practice and application of teaching content and student projects; Organisation of and participation in many excursions, workshops and competitions such as the engineering project in Germany and abroad, participation in the international project week in collaboration with 6 partner universities; Per semester experts forums and lecture series at the interface between research and science "Frankfurter Hochhaustage" (Frankfurt High-Rise Days); Close personal contact to the teaching staff, individually focused student supervision in learning/seminar groups; Intensive didactic use and promotion of e-learning.

Special features regarding the international orientation
Support for studies abroad, intensive contacts maintained with 37 partner universities, a postgraduate Master's degree course in Urban Agglomerations is taught entirely in English for the target group of foreign students, with integrated study visit abroad at a global partner university in the portfolio of the department, many international projects, workshops, excursions, scholarship/exchange programmes, e.g. from Hong Kong to Shanghai; Brazil, Eastern Europe. Truly international through students from over 100 countries.

Common partner universities for exchange
Czech Technical University in Prague; Technical University of Madrid; Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1; Polytechnic University of Milan; Istanbul Technical University; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná; Griffith University; Queensland University of Technology; University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Special features regarding the equipment
200 PC workstations in 13 rooms + 25 laptops that can be loaned out; A4 laser printer; 6 A0 plotters, 2 A3+1 A0 scanner projectors in all classrooms; Free software and working directory use for students; All software can be used from all workstations; WiFi network; E-learning portal; Additional computers in the library + self-learning centre+DV(110); Central library: 2 A-3 book scanners, copying and printing facilities. Laboratory for building materials, building physics + building preservation; Laboratory for soil mechanics + foundation engineering; Water testing laboratory; Road construction laboratory; Plans for digitisation with virtual machines

Special features regarding research and development
The Frankfurt Research Institute for Architecture / Civil Engineering / Geomatics (FFin) stands for research competence in planning, construction and operation in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main conurbation. The current specialist groups of the FFin are: New mobility / rapid planning / textile lightweight construction / EE land management / municipal policy as e-gaming / Sirene / post-war modernism. With its planning and construction-related disciplines, the FFin demonstrates a special social responsibility for sustainable structural development and the well-being of people in urban and rural areas. One completed cooperative doctorate in the years 2015-2017

Website with further information on research activities
https://www.frankfurt-university.de/de/hochschule/fachbereich-1-architektur-bauingenieurwesen-geomatik/fors

Support for founders
https://www.frankfurt-university.de/de/hochschule/fachbereich-1-architektur-bauingenieurwesen-geomatik/forschungsinstitut-ffin/mitgliederdesforschungsinstituts/seite-reichhardt/ulrike-reichhardt/ or https://www.frankfurt-university.de/de/forschung/career-services/existenzgruendung/

Other special features
Degree course-specific courses of the foreign language centre; Self-learning centre with work rooms, PC pools, reference library and café; 2 student union campus cafés; Central library and group work rooms: over 217,085 books, over 405 journal subscriptions, more than 53,365 e-Media: Job portal for students and alumni; Doctorate funding, mentor network, families office, child care; Research-oriented children's nursery; accessibility; IT services campus; Campus+: Culture, big band, university choir; Active student participation

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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.

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(F) = Facts; (S) = Students' opinion; (P) = Professors' opinion
(CE) = Civil Engineering; (EnvCE) = Environmental Civil Engineering; (I) = very interdisciplinary and thus not classified
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